White weddings are gorgeous; there’s no denying that. But the times they are a-changin’, and if you want to rock an emerald-green bridal gown, by all means, you should. For those of you searching for a colorful wedding dress, we found 26 options in every shade from blush to black.
26 Non-White Wedding Dresses Because You’re a Modern Bride Who Breaks Rules
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1. Bhldn Conroy Dress
Outside of a New Year’s Eve fête, there are few times in your life when you can really get away with wearing gold sequins from head to toe. So if shimmer and shine sound like a dream come true to you, we say embrace the moment wholeheartedly.
Buy it ($275)
Available in sizes 0 to 18
16. Needle & Thread Ruffle Bloom Gown
With stark black-and-white stripes inspired by Victorian parasols, this heavily embellished tulle gown is the epitome of romance.
Buy it ($599)
Available in sizes 0 to 14
19. Monique Lhuillier Jewel Neck Capelet Sleeve Gown
A cascading waterfall of beads and sequins gives this dress the illusion of movement, even while you’re exchanging vows. Plus, the mini cape in lieu of traditional sleeves offers a regal pop—and plenty of range for hugging and dancing.
Buy it ($7,995)
Available in sizes 4 to 12
20. 16arlington Astair Open-back Feather-trimmed Ruched Satin Gown
This pink satin frock with an open back and feather-trimmed hem is basically the definition of fun. Oh, and did we mention Chrissy Teigen is a fan of the brand?
21. Jenny Packham Tulle-top Sleeveless Duchess Gown
While all of your other royally obsessed friends are shopping for lace sleeves, boat necks and high-neck halters, you can stand out from the pack and have your Kate Middleton moment in this gorgeous duchess-approved gown.
23. Tadashi Shoji Phlox Capelet Slit Gown
Look no further for a Morticia Addams–esque flourish. We imagine she likely wore something along the lines of this glimmering black sequin stunner with a sexy leg slit and intricate off-the-shoulder neckline for her own nuptials. It’s dark glamour to a T.
25. Delpozo Sequin-embellished Tiered Tulle Dress
Who says a black dress can’t feel bubbly? Add some tulle ruffles and multicolored floral embellishments and you’ve got yourself a party frock you can wear again and again even after you say “I do.”
Buy it ($2,600)
Available in sizes 2 to 10